Cruisers rely on zippers onboard—on wetsuits, biminis, sail covers, and more. Here’s how to keep them working. [More] How to Maintain Your Boat Zippers
Keep your cruising boat and gear working well with these suggestions for routine maintenance and simple fixes.
From stopping leaks to filling in for missing engine parts, Rescue Tape has a ton of uses. [More] How to Use Rescue Tape on your Boat
Boat parts, from clamps to water pumps, can get stuck. Unless you do this first. [More] How to Keep Boat Parts from Seizing
A guide to the five most frequent signs of carburetor trouble, the underlying trouble, and how to fix each one. Most don’t require a new carb! [More] Carburetor Troubleshooting
You don’t have to pay someone else or wait. Polish your own fuel. It’s easy with a few pieces of useful equipment. Here’s how. [More] Polish Your Fuel The Easy Way – DIY
The key to boat maintenance is to catch problems before they happen. Learn about one tiny part that can cause big trouble if you don’t replace it. [More] Replace Your O-Rings
How and why we flush our diesel engine with anti-freeze each year. [More] Engine Winterizing – a Primer
You can save money and time when searching for the used boat parts you need. Here’s a search tool that helps. [More] Seeking Used Boat Parts?
Cleaning your boat’s bottom can be a real pain if you don’t have a plan and the right tools. Learn how to DIY the right way. [More] Clean Your Boat’s Bottom Yourself!
It’s always a good idea to take care of problems early. When you live on a boat, it’s crucial. Here’s why. [More] Don’t Let Problems Wait